02 Nov 2023

Pan-Am Games Recap: Five American Boxers Punch Their Ticket to The 2024 Olympics

The 2023 Pan American Games concluded this past weekend in Santiago, Chile. The tournament is part of the qualification process for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The boxers who advanced to the final round of the tournament automatically qualify for the 2024 games, and we had five American boxers accomplish that

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19 Oct 2023

Team USA Ready to Rock the 2023 Pan American Games

The 2023 Pan American Games officially kicked off today from Santiago, Chile. There are thirteen boxers, six female and seven male, that are representing the United States in the games and hoping to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games. I was fortunate enough to be able to interview one of

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26 Dec 2022

2022 Men’s Amateur Boxer of the Year: Rahim Gonzales

Rahim Gonzales  2021 Winner: Jahmal Harvey A fairly obvious pick as he went undefeated this year winning international gold medals as well. Gonzales and Jahmal Harvey feel like the best offerings that USA Boxing has at the world level, and Gonzales work ethic is second-to-none. Gonzales is a student of

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21 Dec 2022

Brandon Gonzales’ Flawless Boxing Gym Raising Money For Flawless 4 Youth

Former professional boxer, Brandon Gonzales is now a Sacramento business owner. Beyond that, he is currently looking to lead the charge in helping steer the youth in the right direction. Gonzales, who owns Flawless Boxing in Sacramento, Ca, a gym named after his ring name moniker which is a reflection

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01 Aug 2022

Meet Chadda Cornelio Phipps, The Boxer With An Impressive Amateur Career

Chadda, a/k/a Cornelio Phipps, might be easy to overlook. He is a professional winner, but not always a show-stealer. Undefeated in American tournaments since 2018, with over a hundred amateur fights, and double-digit national title wins, Phipps has the pedigree for greatness. Now is the time we show a bit

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08 Jul 2022

Real Deal Boxing In Cincinnati, Ohio, Is Just That!

We are mere days away from the next USA Boxing national tournament, and with that comes managers scurrying to see certain fighters they have allocated for success, parents, and athletes converging on Kansas, where this year’s event will be held, and seemingly a lot of future world champions competing anonymously.

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03 May 2022

Thoughts & Observations From USA Boxing’s 2022 National Qualifier

If you enjoy this content especially if you’re a manager and promoter (you find this useful), please feel free to send a donation via Venmo to @LukieBoxing or subscribe to my premium newsletter here. Blue Chips Benjamin Johnson – This is my guy. If I were to tell you one

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02 Apr 2022

Team USA Boxing’s AMBC Elite Championships Recap

The past week or so, USA Boxing took a team to Ecuador, to face the other international teams from the Americas, as USA Boxing appears to be in a good place, securing quite a few medals in the process. Have trouble watching, or you don’t like amateur boxing, but want

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24 Mar 2022

TEAM USA Boxing Results DAY ONE: Jahmal Harvey, and Jajaira Gonzalez Shine –

Session One – Jahmal Harvey continues to look like one of the best modern American boxers from the amateur system. Sending clips of his fights to friends, they can’t believe he isn’t pro already. Harvey dominated a former Olympian Miguel Vega, one of whom I really liked as well. Harvey

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13 Dec 2021

Who To Follow After The Last USA Boxing Nationals Of 2021

Men’s Flyweight region (110-119 lbs.) Steven Navarro, YM 119 – One of my favorite fighters in the country, Navarro is the total package of discipline, skill, smarts, and dedication. Navarro is going to be tough for anyone to beat, and at the junior Pan-Am Games it took everything the Cuban

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